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Radioactive iodine uptake test - can I still travel afterwards or would I have to hide out for a few days?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No need to hide.

Once you are released by your doctor you are no longer a hazard, but you may set off radiation detectors at a port.
This could be very difficult in a foreign country. Best to carry a brief letter noting your recent treatment.

In brief: No need to hide.

Once you are released by your doctor you are no longer a hazard, but you may set off radiation detectors at a port.
This could be very difficult in a foreign country. Best to carry a brief letter noting your recent treatment.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Virginia Klaas
Nuclear Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Free to travel

The amount of radioactivity you would take for an uptake test is very tiny.
...You are free to travel where you want.

In brief: Free to travel

The amount of radioactivity you would take for an uptake test is very tiny.
...You are free to travel where you want.
Dr. Virginia Klaas
Dr. Virginia Klaas
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